The Little Epicurean

Sep 28 2016

Pumpkin Bread Rolls

These super soft pumpkin bread rolls are the perfect accompaniment to any autumn meal! 

Pumpkin Bread Rolls

The shift has happened. I once had time to read, time to try out those adult coloring books that are supposed to relax you, and time to spent hours on Pinterest looking at wedding inspiration boards. Autumn has arrived and TV has made into a couch potato. My usual favorites (The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, Drunk History, Chicago Med & Chicago PD) are back, along with a few new potential favorites.

Have you seen the new show This is Us? Just two episodes in and I’m already obsessed. It’s a little reminiscent of Parenthood and it leaves you wanting more. I’m such a sucker for this kind of show. I also tend to read the same type of books. Anything that will leave me teary-eyed (either from tugging at my heart or making me laugh until it hurts), is a keeper for me.

Pumpkin Bread Rolls

We’re a few days away from October. We’re two two months away from Thanksgiving. We’re so close until the start of another year. Can we pause for a moment? Let’s stop time for a second and breathe. When I need a little break, I bake bread. Let everyone else eat pumpkin spice everything. Let’s fill up on these pumpkin bread rolls.

Sep 21 2016

Oreo Donuts

Oreo Donuts

Oreo Donuts: pillowy fried Oreo studded dough topped with cream cheese icing and chopped Oreo cookies. Summer is dwindling down. Get ready to pack up the swimsuits and sundresses. It’s time to move on to sweeter things. It’s time to loosen your belt buckle, eat all the donuts, and smile. While I love summer for...

Fig Prosciutto Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella and Balsamic Glaze

This fig prosciutto pizza is a quick and easy meal, perfect for busy weeknights. Autumn officially starts in three days. Although the weather outside doesn’t quite agree with the calendar, I’m ready. It may be too early, but I’ve already started listening to Christmas music. (I know. I know, it’s only September. But hey,...

Sep 15 2016

Zombie Cocktail

Zombie Cocktail (Tiki Cocktail Series)

Zombie Cocktail: a delicious yet super potent mixed drink. It’s often said that if you consume multiple servings, you’re guaranteed to turn into a zombie…  The mark of a great tiki bar is dependent on the quality of their zombie cocktail. It’s a classic tiki cocktail that has countless variations. Traditionally, it’s made with...

Sep 13 2016

Cardamom Pumpkin Rolls

Cardamom Pumpkin Rolls

These cardamom pumpkin rolls are a wonderful way to usher in autumn flavors! Over the weekend, I finally finished watching the last season of Downton Abbey. I’m a bit sad that the show is over. I really enjoyed peeking into the lives of the Crawley family. As with every season, the last episode took...

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